Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sheng Yen on Making Distinctions

Read another chapter of Sik Sheng Yen’s(釋聖巖) Zen (Chán) and Enlightenment (禪與悟) last night. During the process, something very peculiar happened. Before reading it, I was thinking that I would like to read something on the tendency our mind to … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti on God. 2

Krishnamurti is one of the greatest spiritual writers who has ever lived. So it’d be interesting to know what he thinks about how to find God. I read two chapters of his book “On God” when he was questioned on … Continue reading

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How to See God

Read another chapter of Krishnamurti’s “On God”. It is about sacredness and how to find God or the ground of our Being. It forms part of his talk at Saanen on lst August 1965. Krishnamurti thinks that when we listen … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti on the Religious Mind

Last night, I read another chapter of Krnishnamurti’s “On God”. There he talks about what is the state of mind that inquires into the question of religion. He starts off by making a distinction between isolation and aloneness. He thinks … Continue reading

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A Brush with Eternity

On Sunday, I had a discussion with a friend about many things. One of the things we discussed concerns that eternal mystery some people call “God”. I said I felt frightened because I seemed to be wandering into a territory … Continue reading

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A French Evening

  After another hectic week, I longed for Saturday. Saturday always has a special meaning for me. It’s the day when I can immerse myself completely again in one of the activities I like most, being touched by music. Last Saturday, it was music from a country … Continue reading

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